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Criminal Appeals Law Lawyers In Altonah Utah

Altonah (also Altona) is an unincorporated community in central Duchesne County, Utah, United States, and on the Uintah and Ouray Indian Reservation. It lies along local roads north of State Route 87, north of the city of Duchesne, the county seat of Duchesne County. Its elevation is 6,673 feet (2,034 m), and it is located at 40°24′5″N 110°17′38″W / 40.40139°N 110.29389°W / 40.40139; -110.29389 (40.4013411, -110.2937692). Although Altonah is unincorporated, it has a post office, with the ZIP code of 84002.

What is criminal appeals law?

A criminal appeal is a formal request to rehear a case that has already been decided -- a request that a new court reconsider the decision of the first court. When one or both sides of a case that has already been decided think there was a mistake made at trial, they can file an appeal. An appeal is entirely different than a jury trial. There is no testimony taken. The court of appeals decides the case entirely upon the written briefs filed by your attorney and the offie of the Attorney General who represents the prosecution and asks that the conviction be upheld.

Answers to criminal appeals law issues in Utah

After conviction and sentencing, a defendant has the opportunity to file an appeal of his sentence. If the conviction...